Business

High Hand hosts “Wings and Wine” fundraiser Saturday

The High Hand Café and Nursery’s “Wings and Wine” fundraiser Saturday will benefit the Wildlife Care Association. The event will feature a presentation wi ...

Medical marijuana ordinance in the works

On Jan. 5, three of my fellow supervisors and I directed county staff to develop an ordinance regulating medical marijuana. A working group comprised of county staff from the Agri ...

Samantha's brings a new kind of sweet to Auburn

Bernadette Allen made a point of losing 15 pounds before she and her husband Jim Allen opened Samantha’s Ice Cream and the adjoining Jeremy and Zach’s Candy Shack three ...

Landmark Construction wins Public Works Project of the Year from Placer County Contractors Association

Landmark Construction, based in Loomis, recently received Public Project of the Year honors from Placer County Contractors Association for its Marital Cottle Park work in San Jose. ...

Placer wine ordinance update bottled up for now

The lengthy process for new rules for Placer County wineries is getting longer. With the potential for challenges to the adequacy of the environmental analysis in a negative decla ...

Green, yellow, red signs to show Placer County eatery safety

A safe dinner out just got easier to predict in Placer County. Green placards will initially be going up in the next few weeks near the entrances to 1,600 restaurants, school cafe ...

Gas for under $2 a gallon is back - with no sign of leaving

Bargain-hunting motorists are getting more bang for their buck as gas prices plummet – and driving more, according to new figures released by the state Board of Equalization. ...

Dentist family tradition now in third generation

For most fledgling dentists, starting into a new career is like landing on a different world. Not only is dentistry a science but it’s also a healing art. They learned that ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

Q&A: Grassroots prosperity efforts moving ahead

PlacerSustain is a non-profit group in Placer County working to find economic answers in a sustainable way for the local area. President Jeff Bordelon, an Auburn attorney, said tha ...

Traffic delays expected today, Monday, Feb. 1 in Loomis on Circle Drive at Taylor Road

PG&E will begin testing our natural gas pipeline in Loomis neighborhood. Please read for more information. PGE Circle Drive Loomis Traffic impacts This wor ...

Grittier North Auburn homeless presence raises concerns

A grittier version of Auburn is emerging in recent months, with a hardened brand of homelessness creating concerns for residents and businesses. That’s the scenario that ope ...

Explosive oil-train issue on track for Auburn airing

Could foothills communities be on a collision course with danger from an oil-train explosion? Auburn residents will get an opportunity Thursday to learn about the possible impact ...

Ed Gilbert says Loomis is good for his business

Newcastle resident Ed Gilbert “found his calling” when he switched from working as a concrete contractor to owning a gun store. Gilbert opened EWG Guns Inc. in downto ...

Selecting the right trustee for your trust and why it might not be your kids!

A trustee is a legal term used in estate planning.  The trustee is the person or persons who manage the decisions and fulfill the purpose of a trust.  It is usually the ...